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Advantages of the Nikon P530

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
921k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2x higher resolution screen
Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Zoom
More zoom
41.7x vs 24x
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More than 3x more zoom
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
15s vs 4s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Panasonic DMC-FZ62

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
450 shots vs 240 shots
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Around 90% more shots per battery charge
Aperture
Wider aperture
f/2.8 vs f/3
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At its widest zoom, the DMC-FZ62's lens captures marginally more light (0.2 f-stops)
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
10 fps vs 7 fps
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More than 40% faster continuous shooting
Size
Slightly smaller
120×81×92 mm vs 123×84×98 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The DMC-FZ62's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
23 vs 9
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Thickness
Slightly thinner
3.6" vs 3.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digicams

              Common Strengths
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              P530f/3
              DMC-FZ62f/2.8
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              P5303.9"
              DMC-FZ623.6"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              P5301,600 ISO
              DMC-FZ623,200 ISO
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              P5301/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
              DMC-FZ621/2.5" 6.08x4.56mm
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              P5309
              DMC-FZ6223
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              P5309.7 MP
              DMC-FZ629.6 MP

              Compared to recent super zooms

              Common Strengths
              Size Fairly small Help
              P530123×84×98 mm
              DMC-FZ62120×81×92 mm
              Weight Light weight Help
              P530494 g
              DMC-FZ62493 g
              Thickness Thin Help
              P5303.9"
              DMC-FZ623.6"
              Common Weaknesses
              External flash No external flash support Help
              Less expandable
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              P53015s
              DMC-FZ624s
              External mic jack Neither has an external mic jack Help
              Limited to the in-camera mic
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              P530921k dots
              DMC-FZ62460k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              P53041.7x
              DMC-FZ6224x

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